Green-Clad Women Celebrate Legalization of Abortion in Argentina

The Argentine Senate voted to legalize abortion in the country in the early hours of Wednesday, December 30, sparking celebrations in Buenos Aires.

People gathered outside the National Congress of Argentina in anticipation of the results. Footage shared on social media shows the crowd erupting in celebration following the announcement of the vote.

The vote made Argentina the largest country in the region to legalize abortion, with activists hoping it would spur change in neighboring countries. Credit: ATE Nacional via Storyful